Early Origins of the lafortes family
Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the lafortes family
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lafortes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Durfort, Durforte, Durfaurre, Deforte, Duforte, Desforte, Dufaute, Defaute, Durfort, Lefort, Dufortes, Desfortes, Fort, Forte and many more.
Early Notables of the lafortes family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean de Durfort, Lord of Duras, Blanquefort and Villandrau, Mayor of Bordeaux in 1487, followed Charles VIII in the conquest of the Kingdom of Naples in 1474 and Louis...
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Migration of the lafortes family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Fort settled in Maryland in 1685; Francis Fort settled in Virginia in 1736; Claude Fort settled in Louisiana in 1756; Lewis Emanuel Fort settled in Philadelphia in 1804.
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